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11 July 2019 | Podcasts | Article by Peter Spencer

HJ Talks About Charities: Smee & Ford – a new era?

HJ Talks About Charities: Smee & Ford – a new era?

On 4 July 2019, an open letter from the chief executive of Her Majesty’s Courts and Tribunals Service was sent to UK charities regarding the status of the paid for notification service provided to charities notifying them of bequests left in wills. Our charities team, on 5 July 2019, recorded a podcast to touch upon the current position of the service, the likely impact of the new service on charities, as well as what the long term future may hold.

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Peter is a partner and head of the Charities Team. He advises on a wide range of charity law issues including charity formation, registration and incorporation, joint ventures, mergers, complex structures, trading, grant and donation agreements, crisis management and advising charities with an international element, acting for overseas charities looking to establish charities and initiatives in the UK, and UK charities wishing to fund projects and establish branches in other jurisdictions.

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